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Poster: light into ashes Date: Feb 17, 2013 6:15pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

Thanks for reporting.

It was announced that "following the concert, the theatre will play an unreleased “mixtape” assembled by Lemieux."
Did that happen?

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Poster: Slewfoot_2012 Date: Feb 17, 2013 6:25pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

They did play a mixtape, but I had to leave shortly after it started unfortunately. Began with a Fall 72 Playin of some sorts.

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Poster: William Tell Date: Feb 18, 2013 10:41am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

Ya know, I would LOVE doing this, frankly. AT a really comfy small place, sitting back, knowing you'd hear some great stuff really amplified so you feel it, with a nice time appropriate slide show? I'd easily pay a rat dog ticket price for that experience!

IE, $10-20 or so...

Would love to do it for CREAM and the DEAD.

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Poster: Monte B Cowboy Date: Feb 18, 2013 11:22am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

http://archive.org/post/407834/tapers-compendium-panel-sign-up-sheet

Okay, you have my Taper's Handbook sketch; you have a Taper's Compendium Panel that lays out some structured reality for this shit.

Are you now saying "some of us could tour in real life" doing this stuff, AND, if we played tapes and slideshows, etc, you guys would pay us if you could drink beer and eat food with us?

Bullshit!

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Feb 18, 2013 11:40am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

An evening spent drinking beer, eating food AND listening to some fine tunes would be more than worthy of a few dollars.

I (bull)shit you not.

Much better idea than the recent showing of the Dead Movie in commercial theaters.

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Poster: Monte B Cowboy Date: Feb 18, 2013 12:01pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

Thanks. Many good ideas floating around here...

How about you and Tell becoming our Agent; perhaps you can manage us? I have contacts to "the talent" and "the tapes".

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Feb 18, 2013 12:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

You haven't heard of our elite talent management company?

Agent Orange.

"Whatever your talent needs, we're guaranteed to leave you deforested and suffering from chronic illness"

Business is a little off at the moment.

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Poster: Monte B Cowboy Date: Feb 18, 2013 1:32pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

"Business is a little off at the moment."

Yep. I'm the Village-idiot in-Chief, and the Trolls think I'm bi-polar. And in this case, I cannot promote myself and others any further. I feel like that would be rubbing "IT" in your faces. And, I only speak for myself.

What to do now? Nothing, as usual, but it's free. Here's more of my work on a show for free...

...matrixing this Eyes of The World, and I suggest listening to it. This one is beautiful and jazzy. Blows me away, it's my "Taper's Choice". TURN IT UP!

Dec 18, 1973 matrix of Adam G's tapes
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The AUD tape is so good, it sounds like a SBD. The taper had Garcia's and the band's permission to record, and was able to record very close to the stage. It doesn't appear to circulate very much, although some known dat copies were made in the mid-1990s. This is from a transfer the taper did in 1998, burned to CD.

The AUD sounds better to me than the SBD. I can personally tell you, as the matrixing engineer, the SBD mix adds wonderfully to this AUD: more high-end fidelity noticeable on drums and cymbals; more/better vocals at the top end of their dynamic range; and, there's a "much better mix with Keith" UP in the right channel on the SBD (most noticeable in the matrix). Also note, the matrix tracking is the complete show. This one is for the Smithsonian Institute.

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Poster: itmusthavebeen Date: Feb 18, 2013 1:55pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

"Here's more of my work on a show for free..."

You're a hobbyist with a passion for tinkering and self promotion (and not always in that order). Don't go playing the martyr.

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Poster: Monte B Cowboy Date: Feb 19, 2013 10:11am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

Bingo... exactly... I agree with you. Village-idiot, average Joe, cowboy, trail-grub... "average person"... who was very fortunate to have lucked out in life and had a great happy-go-lucky lifestyle -- thanks to GD, Bear, Alembic and Ampex. I've said this many times.

"itmusthavebeen" -- not really -- For me, IT WAS!!

There are many content creators here at The Archive that share the same passion as me. Yes indeed, I am promoting "my values". Anyone is welcome to try removing "my name" and "my person" from my content, and focus instead on my points. You will see My Values are speaking.

Playing the martyr? I'd rather not, but -- yes, it's true. This is because I've said many, many times: "I'm taking my values to the grave with me. I am proud of them... loyalty..."

Me "playing the journalist" is more like it, and also becoming a punk-librarian. The digital content I created, uploaded, and posted to The Archive speak for themselves. For example...

http://archive.org/post/557449/the-dream-is-out-sourced-and-amp-american-workers-are-occupied

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Poster: William Tell Date: Feb 18, 2013 3:30pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

That's the beauty of our biz--we bring new meaning to the term, "man, I really got fried at that gig last night!" or experiences you mentioned the other day, like "yeah, I think my keys DID actually melt IN my pocket"...Where else can you go in a low grade talent and come out a Toxic Waste Site worthy of a trillion dollar clean up?

SDH & Tell: Bringing you the best in Acoustic Chemistry



[I guess it goes without saying our office location was so cheap because we never bothered to measure the radiation levels when we signed the six month lease, and were told "yes, you have to replace the steel bars after three months if they drip too much"]

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Feb 18, 2013 6:49pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

No surprise that our first act signed was Acoustic Alchemy. I've got a good feeling about the opening act: Napalm Death (I'm not kidding on that one, look it up). Those two acts were born to share a stage.

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Poster: SomeDarkHollow Date: Feb 18, 2013 10:55am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

Myself as well.
It would be a great idea to have nationwide listening parties for each new commercial release. The idea of listening to a show in a club setting through a big sound system with a group of like-minded individuals (meaning the wife wouldn't have to go)while having someone else bring me food and drink is very attractive. Not sure about the dancing part though, don't think my knees would be to excited.

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Poster: Slewfoot_2012 Date: Feb 18, 2013 12:46pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: 2-24-71 Dance Party at the Capitol Theater in Portchester, NY

The dancing part was the highlight for me alongside just hearing the music on such a soundsystem.

The great part about The Cap was that they had lots of seating as well. I don't believe they do food, but they do have drinks.